The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 475 367 214
Rank change year-on-year -108 -153  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 413 812 1534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.83% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 2.69% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 348 714 1361
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

SQL Server 2005 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 24462 30231 31353
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 30.50% 30.88% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21017 26056 26826
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -112 102 £47,000 -6.00% 15
Yorkshire +50 94 £37,500 -2.59% 7
South East -58 59 £40,000 - 8
North West -13 45 £40,000 -7.51% 8
East Midlands -1 35 £42,500 +9.67% 5
West Midlands -4 33 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East of England +7 27 £57,500 +76.92% 2
South West +12 15 £35,000 -12.50% 2
North East -1 1 £27,500 -11.29% 3
SQL Server 2005
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 880 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 595 (67.61%) SQL
3 563 (63.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 482 (54.77%) Microsoft
5 357 (40.57%) Windows
6 351 (39.89%) .NET
7 306 (34.77%) C#
8 279 (31.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 261 (29.66%) T-SQL
10 248 (28.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 247 (28.07%) Windows Server
12 240 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 238 (27.05%) ASP.NET
14 199 (22.61%) MS Excel
15 181 (20.57%) MVC
16 179 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
16 179 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
17 154 (17.50%) HTML
17 154 (17.50%) Active Directory
18 150 (17.05%) SharePoint
19 145 (16.48%) Finance
20 142 (16.14%) Web Services
20 142 (16.14%) Windows Server 2012
21 137 (15.57%) Degree
22 134 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
23 132 (15.00%) MS Exchange
24 131 (14.89%) CSS
24 131 (14.89%) IIS
24 131 (14.89%) WCF
25 130 (14.77%) VMware

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 150 (17.05%) SharePoint
2 132 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 131 (14.89%) IIS
4 112 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (5.68%) CMS
6 44 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (2.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 21 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (2.39%) Skype for Business
10 14 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (1.59%) Umbraco
11 9 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (1.02%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.91%) Mule
12 8 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (0.80%) SAS
14 6 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 199 (22.61%) MS Excel
2 70 (7.95%) MS Office
3 19 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (2.16%) MS Project
3 19 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.68%) Infor CRM
5 4 (0.45%) Magento
6 3 (0.34%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.11%) Bankmaster
8 1 (0.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.11%) Misys Opics
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) Softmar
Cloud Services
1 77 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (5.68%) Office 365
3 27 (3.07%) SaaS
4 23 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (2.50%) PaaS
6 17 (1.93%) IaaS
7 7 (0.80%) Asana
8 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 68 (7.73%) SAN
2 61 (6.93%) Firewall
3 52 (5.91%) DNS
3 52 (5.91%) TCP/IP
4 50 (5.68%) VPN
5 42 (4.77%) LAN
6 39 (4.43%) DHCP
6 39 (4.43%) WAN
7 30 (3.41%) VoIP
8 27 (3.07%) Intranet
9 24 (2.73%) Wireless
10 23 (2.61%) NAS
11 20 (2.27%) Internet
12 17 (1.93%) DMZ
12 17 (1.93%) LDAP
13 11 (1.25%) iSCSI
13 11 (1.25%) Skype
14 10 (1.14%) ISDN
14 10 (1.14%) Unified Communications
15 9 (1.02%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 880 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 563 (63.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 279 (31.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 248 (28.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 240 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 121 (13.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 92 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 79 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
9 78 (8.86%) SQL Server 2000
10 59 (6.70%) Relational Database
11 42 (4.77%) MySQL
12 41 (4.66%) OLAP
13 34 (3.86%) DTS
14 31 (3.52%) SQL Server 2016
15 29 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
16 28 (3.18%) Oracle Database
17 25 (2.84%) RDBMS
18 23 (2.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 20 (2.27%) Power BI
20 19 (2.16%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 114 (12.95%) Visual Studio
2 44 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
4 19 (2.16%) NUnit
5 16 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (1.25%) SpecFlow
7 8 (0.91%) JIRA
7 8 (0.91%) NuGet
8 5 (0.57%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.45%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.45%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.45%) QUnit
9 4 (0.45%) Selenium
9 4 (0.45%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.45%) Subversion
9 4 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.34%) TortoiseSVN
11 2 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.23%) Expression Web
11 2 (0.23%) FrontPage
General
1 145 (16.48%) Finance
2 38 (4.32%) Advertising
3 31 (3.52%) Marketing
4 26 (2.95%) Banking
5 24 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.16%) Law
6 19 (2.16%) Legal
7 18 (2.05%) Retail
8 16 (1.82%) Back Office
9 14 (1.59%) Multimedia
10 7 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.45%) Automotive
12 4 (0.45%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.34%) Billing
13 3 (0.34%) Publishing
14 2 (0.23%) Games
15 1 (0.11%) Electronics
15 1 (0.11%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 354 (40.23%) Developer
2 174 (19.77%) DBA
3 164 (18.64%) SQL DBA
4 163 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 135 (15.34%) C# Developer
6 102 (11.59%) Analyst
7 94 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 94 (10.68%) Senior Developer
8 89 (10.11%) SQL Developer
9 62 (7.05%) Administrator
10 59 (6.70%) Support Analyst
11 55 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
12 51 (5.80%) Support Engineer
13 49 (5.57%) Senior .NET Developer
14 45 (5.11%) Software Developer
15 44 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
15 44 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 42 (4.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 39 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 37 (4.20%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (39.89%) .NET
2 238 (27.05%) ASP.NET
3 154 (17.50%) HTML
4 142 (16.14%) Web Services
5 131 (14.89%) CSS
5 131 (14.89%) WCF
6 117 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 113 (12.84%) .NET Framework
8 102 (11.59%) XML
9 84 (9.55%) jQuery
10 63 (7.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 62 (7.05%) Entity Framework
12 50 (5.68%) HTML5
13 42 (4.77%) Ajax
14 38 (4.32%) XHTML
15 36 (4.09%) SOAP
15 36 (4.09%) WinForms
16 34 (3.86%) XSLT
17 29 (3.30%) NHibernate
17 29 (3.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 104 (11.82%) Clustering
2 73 (8.30%) Replication
3 68 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (7.16%) Computer Science
5 32 (3.64%) N-Tier
6 25 (2.84%) Data Centre
7 23 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.39%) Data Protection Act
9 19 (2.16%) New Media
10 15 (1.70%) iPad
11 14 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.25%) W3C
13 10 (1.14%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.91%) AS400
14 8 (0.91%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.91%) HP Storage
14 8 (0.91%) iSeries
15 7 (0.80%) iPhone
15 7 (0.80%) Life Science
15 7 (0.80%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 357 (40.57%) Windows
2 247 (28.07%) Windows Server
3 179 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 142 (16.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 128 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (5.34%) Windows XP
7 43 (4.89%) Linux
8 42 (4.77%) Windows 7
9 31 (3.52%) Windows 8
10 24 (2.73%) Unix
11 13 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.25%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.80%) Android
13 7 (0.80%) Solaris
14 6 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (0.68%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.34%) CentOS
16 3 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (20.57%) MVC
2 179 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
4 117 (13.30%) ITIL
5 110 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 107 (12.16%) High Availability
7 82 (9.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 66 (7.50%) Project Management
9 63 (7.16%) ETL
9 63 (7.16%) Migration
10 48 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
11 44 (5.00%) Change Management
12 42 (4.77%) Scrum
12 42 (4.77%) Service Delivery
12 42 (4.77%) TDD
13 40 (4.55%) Software Engineering
14 39 (4.43%) Data Protection
14 39 (4.43%) ITIL V3
15 38 (4.32%) Change Control
15 38 (4.32%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 595 (67.61%) SQL
2 306 (34.77%) C#
3 261 (29.66%) T-SQL
4 109 (12.39%) JavaScript
5 56 (6.36%) VB.NET
6 52 (5.91%) PowerShell
7 45 (5.11%) VB
8 38 (4.32%) VBScript
9 22 (2.50%) Java
10 14 (1.59%) VB6
10 14 (1.59%) VBA
11 12 (1.36%) C
12 11 (1.25%) C++
13 9 (1.02%) PHP
13 9 (1.02%) R
14 7 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.45%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.45%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.23%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 137 (15.57%) Degree
2 109 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (5.23%) MCSA
4 38 (4.32%) Security Cleared
5 35 (3.98%) SC Cleared
6 31 (3.52%) MCSE
7 25 (2.84%) MCITP
8 16 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (1.70%) MCP
10 12 (1.36%) MCTS
11 6 (0.68%) GNVQ
11 6 (0.68%) HND
11 6 (0.68%) MCDBA
12 5 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.57%) CISSP
13 4 (0.45%) CISA
14 2 (0.23%) CCNA
14 2 (0.23%) CCNP
14 2 (0.23%) MCT
14 2 (0.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.25%) SLA
2 19 (2.16%) PCI DSS
2 19 (2.16%) QA
3 7 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.34%) PMO
5 2 (0.23%) WAI
5 2 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 154 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 93 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (5.91%) Hyper-V
4 32 (3.64%) VMware ESX
4 32 (3.64%) XenApp
5 31 (3.52%) vSphere
6 11 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.02%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.68%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.45%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.45%) XenServer
10 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.23%) KVM
11 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (4.20%) SCCM
2 20 (2.27%) SCOM
3 19 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 17 (1.93%) Failover Clustering
5 13 (1.48%) SCSM
6 11 (1.25%) Perfmon
7 8 (0.91%) DameWare
8 7 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.57%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.57%) Opsview
11 4 (0.45%) Control-M
11 4 (0.45%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.45%) Puppet
11 4 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.34%) WSUS
13 2 (0.23%) Nessus
13 2 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 482 (54.77%) Microsoft
2 130 (14.77%) VMware
3 73 (8.30%) Oracle
4 53 (6.02%) Citrix
5 50 (5.68%) Cisco
6 36 (4.09%) HP
7 34 (3.86%) NetApp
8 27 (3.07%) IBM
9 23 (2.61%) SonicWALL
10 19 (2.16%) Cognos
11 15 (1.70%) Dell Compellent
12 12 (1.36%) Dell
12 12 (1.36%) Intel Security
12 12 (1.36%) SAP
12 12 (1.36%) Symantec
13 11 (1.25%) EMC
13 11 (1.25%) Kaspersky
13 11 (1.25%) SolarWinds
14 10 (1.14%) Avaya
14 10 (1.14%) CA
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Romford, Essex
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £59000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
euro car parts
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £36500 - £44600 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Morson International
Salary: £0.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits & flexible working hours
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago